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Legal Secretary

Company: Williams & Connolly LLP
Location: Washington
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Williams & Connolly LLP is currently seeking a Legal Secretary to directly support multiple litigation attorneys. Legal Secretaries also work in small teams to provide back-up coverage and support all attorneys on their floor. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Create, edit and proofread legal documents, spreadsheets, and other materials. Copy, print and assemble same;
  • Prepare documents for court filings, both in hard copy and electronic, including creating TOCs and TOAs both manually and electronically;
  • Manage incoming mail and answering multi-line telephones;
  • Enter attorney"s time and expenses;
  • Make, manage, and coordinate domestic and international travel;
  • Make, manage, and coordinate conference room set ups, conference calls, catering, equipment, and all arrangements needed for internal and external meetings;
  • Serve as back-up to Billing Secretary to review and edit pro formas and prepare large matter bills, and perform the same for smaller matters;
  • Assist with the preparation of all materials for arbitrations, hearings, trials, and the like. Attend as an on-site assistant when needed;
  • Maintain client listing, contacts lists, and a filing system both in hard and soft copy;
  • Perform other typical legal secretary tasks as assigned.The successful candidate will possess excellent communication and organizational skills, a polished demeanor, the ability to coordinate and manage multiple projects in a fast-paced environment, be a detail oriented, self-starter who can work independently and as a team player. Prior legal secretary, or comparable experience, required. Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite required. Candidates must be able to sit for long periods of time, lift and carry objects weighing up to 25 pounds, have the ability to work overtime as needed on short notice, and be able to travel occasionally. The hours are 9:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Keywords: Williams & Connolly LLP, Washington DC , Legal Secretary, Legal , Washington, DC

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